Rewrite this title Weather Now: Spot Shower Today, but Mainly Dry

Rewrite this post PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links: Select a weather link:Detailed 7 DayWeather NowLive RadarHour-by-HourWeather BlogOcean, Bay & BeachSevere WeatherClosingsPower OutagesTrafficFlight TrackerRemote View: Live Web CamsGet AlertsGet Weather & News AppsALL PINPOINT WEATHER . Keep all images. Remove “and links” at the beginning

Rewrite this title Taunton mayor’s daughter found safe

Rewrite this post TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Hilliard police in Ohio confirmed to 12 News on Saturday that Taunton Mayor Shaunna O’Connell’s daughter Riley has been found safe and reunited with her family. Police there say Riley was found around 6 P.M. on Saturday. She was reported missing early Wednesday morning in Hilliard, Ohio. The […]

Rewrite this title Warwick man pulled from burning home dies

Rewrite this post WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Nathan White is being described as a loving husband, father and grandfather who could make anyone laugh. White was taken to the hospital in critical condition on Wednesday, after he was pulled from his burning home on Center Court; he died on Friday. “It was a normal Wednesday,” […]

Rewrite this title Officials respond to oil spill in Buzzards Bay

Rewrite this post MATTAPOISETT, Mass. (WPRI) — Officials responded to an oil spill in Buzzards Bay Sunday morning.  The United States Coast Guard said the spill was reported around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Following the report, officials from Mattapoisett and Marion were sent to investigate the area, according to the coast guard.  During the investigation, officials […]

Rewrite this title 3-peat: Taunton softball wins another state title

Rewrite this post AMHERST, Mass. (WPRI) – On a picture-perfect afternoon in Western Massachusetts, the Taunton softball team turned in another dominant performance to down No. 1 seed Central Catholic, 6-1, to claim the program’s third straight state championship. Taunton is the first softball team in the state to three-peat since Turners Falls did it […]

Rewrite this title Warren parishes to merge in July

Rewrite this post WARREN, R.I. (WPRI) — St. Alexander Parish will merge into St. Mary of the Bay Parish next month, according to the Diocese of Providence.  Rev. Richard G. Henning, Bishop of Providence, approved the merger between the two Warren parishes. The merger is effective July 7th.  “I am grateful for the priests and […]

Rewrite this title Juneteenth commemoration held at Roger Williams Park

Rewrite this post PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Several people gathered at Roger Williams Park Sunday for the 5th annual Juneteenth RI commemoration.  The event, celebrating freedom, hope, and heritage, began at 12:00 p.m. Sunday and is expected to continue until 9:00 p.m..  Juneteenth is a federal holiday observed annually on June 19th commemorating the end […]

Rewrite this title Sagamore Bridge temporarily closed following 5-car crash

Rewrite this post BOURNE, Mass. (WPRI) — A crash involving five cars caused the Sagamore Bridge to be temporarily shut down on Saturday.  Around 5:00 p.m. Saturday, the Bourne Police Department posted on social media that the bridge was closed in both directions due to the crash.  Around 5:30 p.m., The Massachusetts Department of Transportation […]

Rewrite this title Button Hole open to golfers of all ages rain-or-shine

Rewrite this post PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Many local golf courses are not open year-round, but that’s not the case at Button Hole in Providence. In January, it made the switch to being open 365 days a year to help kids and adults refine their game indoors and outdoors. “We give access to inner-city kids […]